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Category : Team building

Let’s be transparent about transparency: the importance of open communication

Let’s be transparent about transparency: the importance of open communication

What makes a strong leader? In every relationship, trust is one of the top factors that affects how individuals relate and connect with one another. This doesn’t just apply to personal life, but it also includes professional. According to Edelman’s 2017 Trust Barometer, today’s reality is 63% of Canadians don’t trust their employer. One of the main sources of distrust stems from the absence of transparency

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Build your culture, build your bottom line

Build your culture, build your bottom line

A couple generations ago, the ideal company may have been an organization that followed labour regulations, treated their employees with respect, and offered a decent pension plan. By today’s standards, those conditions are just the bare minimum. Driven by millennials, employee expectations are rising and companies have to change with them in order to gain a competitive advantage. Just as a disengaged employee c

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The intrapreneur: an essential employee

The intrapreneur: an essential employee

Fro Intrapreneurs are defined as inside entrepreneurs, using entrepreneurial skills to fulfill their role. These individuals haven’t necessarily taken the risk to start their own company but often lead the change within the company that employs them. An example of an intrapreneur who propelled a company forward is Spencer Silver, who developed the Post-It note while at 3M. Individuals who are gifted with this innov

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Unique ideas for corporate holiday experiences

Unique ideas for corporate holiday experiences

Your team is almost like your second family. Consider how much time you spend with them throughout the year – the relationships you build, the work you get done together, the laughs and tears. It’s normal to want to celebrate the holiday season with them in a big way. Holiday parties are a great opportunity to go above and beyond and demonstrate to your employees how important they are to you. If you’re feel

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Three key tips for millennial managers

Three key tips for millennial managers

As millennials age, career advancement is naturally putting them in the position of managers and leaders within organizations. Chances are, if you haven’t been managed by a millennial yet, you likely soon will be. As a millennial manager, you will face the pressure to earn respect from your elder peers and “prove yourself” in your new position. Learn how to improve your managerial skills to ensure that your org

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